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Complete details about Australia in Oceania with capital city Canberra

Country NameAustralia (Australia)
Country CodeAUS
Capital CityCanberra
ContinentOceania
RegionAustralia and New Zealand
Independence Year1901
Population18886000
Surface Area7741220.0
Life Expectancy79.8 years
GNP351182.0 (old 392911.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy, Federation

Spoken Languages

Arabic     (1.0%)
Canton Chinese     (1.1%)
English [official]     (81.2%)
German     (0.6%)
Greek     (1.6%)
Italian     (2.2%)
Serbo-Croatian     (0.6%)
Vietnamese     (0.8%)

Major Cities

Sydney, New South Wales     (population 3276207)
Melbourne, Victoria     (population 2865329)
Brisbane, Queensland     (population 1291117)
Perth, West Australia     (population 1096829)
Adelaide, South Australia     (population 978100)
Canberra, Capital Region     (population 322723)
Gold Coast, Queensland     (population 311932)
Newcastle, New South Wales     (population 270324)
Central Coast, New South Wales     (population 227657)
Wollongong, New South Wales     (population 219761)
Hobart, Tasmania     (population 126118)
Geelong, Victoria     (population 125382)
Townsville, Queensland     (population 109914)
Cairns, Queensland     (population 92273)

Australia's most recent News and Stories

Australia Tweets

From @Gurpree24056604 on Mon Feb 27 08:52:13 EST 2017 RT @Gurmeetramrahim: #3DaysToHKNKJ Gripping excitement across the Globe! Fans in Australia turning extremely excited, thrilled & adventuro?
From @KCraigJDalTx on Mon Feb 27 08:52:11 EST 2017 @JesseJackmanXXX Dude, Australia has @ least 8 of 10 most poisonous spiders, snakes, plants, animals in the world.? https://t.co/tWBH4zyEuR
From @benavu54 on Mon Feb 27 08:52:10 EST 2017 @benavu54 Australia's ABC program 'Media Watch' highlights the left media's silence on leading Islamic identity's justification of Dom.Viol.
From @Ravenari on Mon Feb 27 08:52:10 EST 2017 RT @TroveAustralia: Maps are an oft-overlooked component of Trove. Here's one of our favourites - Australia by sheep, no sheep: https://t.c?
From @actuamericaif on Mon Feb 27 08:52:10 EST 2017 'Get Australia a better deal', Australian Workers union tells PM - https://t.co/VwuzmjHa8Z
From @Seraphimslair on Mon Feb 27 08:52:09 EST 2017 #eBay #Vintage #USA #Victorian #antiques #art #artglass #London #Australia #vaseline #uranium #Newcastle-upon-Tyne https://t.co/eNpokIRL4h
From @vrpjoyby on Mon Feb 27 08:52:09 EST 2017 RT @yuteesonyu: Austria ??? Australia ???????????? Austria ???????????????? ???????????? ??????? Australia ?????????????????? ?????????????
From @kbb_kehinde on Mon Feb 27 08:52:09 EST 2017 RT @Tom_Antonov: #Rheinmetall Boxer CRV and #BAESystems Australia - #Patria AMV-35 at the Puckapunyal AFV Field Firing Training Area #Land4?
From @mlb5555ed on Mon Feb 27 08:52:08 EST 2017 RT @JazzyDolphin: #WesternAustralia plz HELP us STOP #Taiji #TheBroomeSolution #OpKillingBay #Broome TWEETS ?? https://t.co/XY0YIvYYZg #Aus?
From @wwsquash on Mon Feb 27 08:52:08 EST 2017 RT @cardwell_sarah: ??What's good Melbourne?! ?? #Home @ Melbourne, Victoria, Australia https://t.co/REqTKMSU5i
From @abtchris on Mon Feb 27 08:52:04 EST 2017 @qatarairways any way to help my stressed friends on 1st trip to Australia? In Zürich airport with 2young children after ?? cancelled! ??
From @Karachi_Times on Mon Feb 27 08:52:01 EST 2017 ICC, Australia, NewZealand, England Or SriLanka K Security Expert #PSLFinal Dekhne Aa Rahe Hn, Tickets Ki Sale Kal? https://t.co/1nArJSCydS
From @cricket_score on Mon Feb 27 08:52:00 EST 2017 India vs Australia: Virat Kohli And Co. Go Trekking To Overcome Pune Loss https://t.co/qJI0eo2u8w
From @Vagu3ranT on Mon Feb 27 08:52:00 EST 2017 @KimKardashian yo Australia is dry af when it comes to yeezys. Help a kid out.
From @KingMurray15 on Mon Feb 27 08:51:55 EST 2017 I can't wait to go to Australia to chill with my bro ? that shit go be fun as fuck